Office of Global Affairs -- Global Engagement Funds [Restricted to Duke Faculty Only]

Funding Agency:
Duke University

The Office of Global Affairs seeks to support and facilitate global engagement and learning of the Duke community. These funds are intended to support new and innovative programs, activities, and approaches that are in line with Duke’s Vision as a global university (see the Global Vision statement).

This Vision outlines a three-campus approach in which learning and research takes place at the university’s home campus in Durham, NC; across a network of sites and partnerships abroad; and online, through Duke’s many interfaces for teaching and research.  

Duke faculty members may apply for these funds individually or as a group, through a department, institute, center, or other recognized administrative unit. Students may not apply directly for these funds, but support for students may be included in a faculty proposal.

Two general types of activities will be considered for funding:

  • Exploring research collaboration opportunities (up to $7,500)
  • Organizing and convening international conferences, symposia, lecture series, retreats, etc., relevant to Duke’s global mission and held on the Duke campus (up to $7,500)

Requests for global engagement funds are accepted throughout the year and reviewed on a monthly basis. Please see the Global Engagement Fund Proposal Form for more details and to apply

If you require more information about these funds, please contact Eve Duffy, Director of Programs and Initiatives, Office of Global Strategy and Programs, at or at 919-684-3272.

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Eligibility Requirements

Duke faculty members are eligible to apply through a recognized academic unit. Students are not eligible for Global Engagement Funds. 



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Arts & Humanities
Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences